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eventually, it is a pattern that will go downhill. we've got a wash out, on one day coming up. i'll tell when you exactly, in the next couple of minutes. vittoria? >> thinning you so much, katie. eventually, traffic won't be looking at good as it does now. we do have few construction zones, like traveling on 202 northbound, approaching 76, that may set you back, but only a tad. we'll see how the rush continues to develop in just a little bit. ukee? >> vet tore crashes thank you. in the news this morning philadelphia police release disturbing video after man abducting young woman right off the street t all happened on west colter street in germantown sunday night. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo is at police headquarters right now where a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to arrest. jan? >> reporter: ukee, a full investigation is now underway, into the kidnapping of this 22 year old woman. police say that they have received tips into her disappearance, but so far nothing has pants out. so now they are offering a reward. and as this search for her continues this morning, her
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family is pleading for her safe return. >> just let my daughter go, whatever it takes, i don't care, just let her go. >> and bring her back safely, that's all, we just want her to come back safely. >> a desperate plea from the family of carlesha, a family left wondering where she is and why someone would take her. >> why her and who can do sufficient a thing? >> the 22 year old last seen just before 10:00 sunday night, here on the 100 block of west colter street in germantown. her kidnapping, every frightening moment of it, was caught on camera. her attacker, parks his car, gets out, and goes back to grab her. she fights the entire time. but eventually, is thrown into the back of the car. she did all she could to get away. police say she even kicked out both rear windows before the vehicle sped away. >> it was sickening, that's the only thing you can say. >> an eyewitness who didn't want to appear on camera, tells "eyewitness news", he was across the street when he
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heard her screams for help. >> help me, help me, like get him off of me, but i couldn't really do too much. >> he called 911 saying her abductor had a large knife. police recovered her glasses and cell phone dropped in the road during the struggle, and they have this video, but they need more help. they're now offering a $10,000 reward. >> we are going to pray for her to get the will, the strength, and the courage to fight her way out. >> reporter: then you can see in that video she indeed is a fighter. now, police don't have too much of a suspect description. they say he is 5 feet 10 inches tall, between 25 and 30 years old, with a dark complexion, they say he could be in a 2,000 to 2002 danker gray metallic ford tourist. anyone with information is asked to call police. reporting live outside of police headquarters, jan carabeo, cbs-3, "eyewitness news". jan, thank you. later today, authorities are expected to release the identities of two people killed in a murder suicide
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outside a local ymca. it happened in west brandywine township chester county just after 6:00 last night. police say a man shot and killed a woman in the parking lot and then turned the gun on himself. dozens of other children and parent ran for cover inside and that building was placed on lock-down. >> all families back in the corner away from all of the windows toward the door. >> very clear that the individual who did this, the male, had planned that what he was going to do. >> now, we do know the victim was a mother of two and had been working there at the y as a fitness instructor. investigators believe the attack was motivated by a domestic disturbance. right now, it is 5:03. we want to head out to the skydeck and check in with katie. you need the heavy coat today, katy? >> not as harsh even as yesterday, and yesterday wasn't as harsh as the weekends, so prague revly gotten more and more comfortable with every passing day. sort of the culmination of the nicest weather we will find, at least of the last few days, as we continue to see see high
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pressure hang on for one final day. storm scan3, yes, see few speckles of green firing up. none of it is actually verifying and any -- as any raindrops, more moisture in the atmosphere to work w high pressure is again hanging on for another day here. so with the clouds built in, you know, we've warmed up nicely. look at this. this is surplus of temperatures that we've seen in the last 24 hours. anywhere from ten to 15 plus degrees, warmer than it was this same time yesterday. how it translates to the they are mom term? check it out. even mount pocono, you're at 50 degrees, this hour, the winds predominantly out of the west, you still have a hint after breeze, but you're not really going to be noticing any -- too much after chill out there today. later on this afternoon, i expect that we will warm to up about 67 in philadelphia. but you're election day sort of planner here, starts off little cool, give that you, you do still want to dress in the layers here today, but it will be a nice afternoon, as any clouds that are currently throughout will thin out for more and more sunshine.
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it will be a day again for few layers but also a pair of sunglasses. vittoria, back to you. >> looking forward to a lot of that beautiful weather, juan that comes a lot of gorgeous sun glare, so, just make sure, as kate had i mentioned, you pack the shades if you are watching us right now. but let's get outside. see what you're dealing with traffic wise. not too much really. what you are looking at, this is 202 northbound, approaching the area of the schuylkill expressway. we do have the construction zone here t does seem to be that they may be picking up these cones, as we speak. we will continue to keep you updated on there is but it is one lane only. again, northbound 202 as you approach the schuylkill expressway. but, as you will notice, traffic moving just fine. only few vehicles sprinkled out and about anywhere. traveling on the schuylkill expressway, this shot here around passyunk avenue, even around vare, all moving well. the schuylkill expressway looks great not just south philly but beyond university city, vine st. expressway, just a lot of great news this morning. speed censors high up to the 50's no matter which road you're traveling on at this point. not only pa, it is in new
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jersey and in delaware, as well. traveling in pa specifically on the turnpike westbound around bensalem we do have construction zone out there. be minds full that far this morning. no major delays at the airport or as for mass transit, just great news. erika? >> ♪ well it, comes down to. >> this it is all over, but the voting. in a hour or two, the polls will open. pennsylvanians are choosing a new governor. as "eyewitness news" reporter natasha brown tells it is, the candidate went down to the wire stomping for every last vote. >> candidates for pennsylvania governor criss-crossing the state at a frenzy state, rallying supporters, both ending their day in the western part of the state at rallies in pittsburgh. >> i believe tomorrow night, when you guys come around, when ever the final totals come in, that i'm going to be the victor, and we have a second term. >> i'm not cocky. i'm not getting complacent, i'm working really hard. i'll be working all through the election tomorrow. >> in the final hours before election day, governor tom
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corbett made a stop in west chester, pennsylvania, reminding voters why he deserves four more years in office. portraying his democratic challenger tom wolf as a candidate set on raising taxes on the middle class. >> it can be summed up in one word: taxes. >> but wore quick to fire back from this rally in lancaster, monday afternoon, attacking corbett on cuts to education, and lack of job creation, throughout the state. >> this is about education, it is about jobs, it is about fairness. >> the candidate wrapped up their campaign, having started on one side of the state, and ended on another. hundreds of miles traveled. no time to waste. while recent polls show him trailing, the gap has narrowed, left to voters to decide. governor corbett will be awaiting the election result here in pittsburgh. meantime, tom wolf does remain ahead in the polls, but both candidate say polls don't vote. people do. that's why voter turn out will be key. in pit burying, natasha brown,
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cbs-3, "eyewitness news". and, that's not the only election we're watching today. in one of the most holtly contested races, democrat freeholder amy bell guard, and republican businessman, tom macarthur, competing for seat in congress in south jersey. the win letter replace congressman jon runyan who is retiring. >> in pell pennsylvania eight congressional district, mike fitzpatrick running for re-election, being challenged by war vet kevin straws. now here's what you need to know this morning. polls open in new jersey in less than hour at 6:00 this morning. voters in pennsylvania and delaware can vote starting at 7:00. those polls will close everywhere at 8:00 tonight. >> "eyewitness news" has you covered on election day, we will sends out alert on facebook and twitter using hashtag cbs-3 election, get result fast through our mobile app. head to for a link. >> and as soon as the polls close, we will have hourly update right here on cbs-3. then, cbs news will have special election coverage,
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starting at 10:00 p.m. and we will update all of the local races on cbs-3 "eyewitness news" at 11. >> happening today, after you make the trip to the polls, you may want to make a side trip to your neighborhood lottery retailer. tonight's mega millions jackpot has jumped to $321 million. the cash option is 194 million. no one matched the winning mega millions numbers last friday, however, two mega millions ticket sold in new jersey, and are worth $1 million each. if you play, good luck. >> million dollars each? that's not shack. >> i not too shabby. no chump change. little walking around monday. >> i right now 5:09. this is hard to believe. new jersey man dice in a freak construction accident. justice turn to go hear how a tape measure accidentally kills him. >> also, a school scare to tell but. local teenager arrested. the chilling threats uncovered in a journal, and how police found them when we come back.
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new this morning a family tragedy in oregon. mother accused of throwing her six year old son off a bridge outside portland. police say the boy's mother called 911 saying she threw the boy more than 100 feet off the bridge. divers found his body a few hours later. >> a truck driver from our area is killed after a tape measure falls 50 stories from a construction site in jersey city. police say that tape measure dropped from a worker's belt, bounced off piece of equipment near the grounds, and then struck 58 year old gary anderson of somerdale, camden county in the head. investigators say, he was not wearing a heart hat. -- hard hat. >> he would have been hurt maybe in the hospital, but it would have probably saved a life. >> it is very scary. i have no idea that something
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so small could do so much damage. >> neither the construction company nor the trucking firm would comment on the bizarre tragedy. osha is investigating. >> right now, 5:13. we want our traffic and weather together. an it is reelection day katie, how are we looking? >> certainly s looks like very quiet weather forecast for us, so the headlines really fall to the next few days when it comes to the weather department here. tracking storm system, duo of front that will affect our forecast down the road here. meantime, you know, i think one big thing that so many of us have noticed, just how earl that i sun has been going down. tonight, the sunsets at 4:55. as of november 14th, it sets at 4:45. and then we drop another ten minutes off of that for the sunset by december 5th. that will be the window of december 5th through 11th that we keep, 43 as our sunset time. whew. man, that means, losing about two and a half minute of daylight every single day. meanwhile at least we can
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expect to see full daylight here. what we get of it will be very, very pleasant. off to the west you can see, there is a new system approaching t looks kind of robust for now but not necessarily going to hang onto all of the strength by the time it reaches us. rather, we zoom it out. this is the guy, the developing storm, that's on the tail end that far first front, that really has the bigger impact on our area. specifically, by thursday, we start to seat rain moving in. in the meantime, enjoy this. 67 degrees under mostly sunny skies, we take it. forty-nine tonight, cool, granted, but not as chilly as it has been in recent mornings. we've lost the winds. so the whole day, the whole night, just quai net terms of the weather. tomorrow still mild for the norm. more clouds than anything from that wimpy front crossing through. but then periods of rain, probably even embedded thunderstorm cross on thursday. and that could essentially be a wash out after day. so that will be the day you want to keep the rain gear on hand. vittoria, over to you. >> thank you, katie. good morning, everyone. our majors are beautiful. it doesn't matter if you're traveling in pa, delaware, new jersey, watching us right now,
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looking pretty good out there. take a look at the ben franklin bridge. traveling on the ben franklin bring, moving your way into pa. if you are commuting westbound or eastbound, into new jersey, beautiful ride out there, wide open, giving you big old hug. so the ben looking great. all of our bridges really moving just as nice, the tack, the betsy, so on, so for the. traveling eight -- 95, looking free and clear, northbound side, broad street exit, southbound approaching the girard point bridge, then making your way into delaware count say breeze. not only around that area, but also around northeast philadelphia, your speed censors still high up into 509's, 50 on the schuylkill, 476, no delays for mass transit. no delays at philadelphia international airport. erika? >> thank you, reward for information on sunday's on duck sean in germantown tops headlines this morning. the abduction was caught on camera, right here, that shows 22 year old carlesha struggling against her attacker. there is now a $10,000 reward on information on her abduction. >> today see election day, in pennsylvania, new jersey, and delaware, among other offices
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pennsylvania elect a governor, delaware a senator, and new jersey, several representatives. and police are calling last night's double shooting sht chester county brandywine ymca a murder suicide. the y was lockdown for a few hours. the shooter and victim shut be identified later on today. >> as we continue, a memorable finish to high school race. find out why some runners were punished, after an act of sportsmanship,p, that went viral. >> plus, this little girl is alive today, thank to a quick thinking day care worker. the life saving lesson we can all learn from her. we'll be right back.
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house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> police 17 year old girl wrote in her journal about turning classmates, teacher, even harming herself. investigators say, that she was fascinated by the 1999 columbine high school shooting, even penned a letter to one of the gunman parents.
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the superintendent william red passages that convinced officers she was serious. >> but imagine the power the bullet leaving the gun with the loud bang, piercing kids around me, the way they collapse, their blood splattering, the floor, the screams, flood the halls with corpses, and if you go down little further you will see another exert, on i'm homicidal and i'm fine with that. >> investigators searched her home and locker but found no weapons. police say that she will ultimately be charged as a juvenile for making terroristic threats. police are looking for the gunman who shot a student near delaware state university in dover. that male student was shot yet afternoon at an off-campus residence hall called the living and learning commons. his wounds are not life threatening. investigators believe, that shooting is an isolated incident. >> ntsb investigators say pilot error could be to blame for the deadly crash of virgin galactic rocket ship.
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spacecraft broke apart, during test flight in the mojave dessert. debris last been found as far as 35 miles away. now investigators say the co-pilot unlocked the system that is supposed to slow down the ship too early. the co-pie lot diet in the crash, and the pilot was seriously hurt. >> well, it is 5:20, and the eagles are wrecking their wounds after losing two of their best players to injuries. now we're learning how long the stars will be side lined. >> the latest mugshot to take social media by storm. some women are just going crazy over this guy. do you have hear what he is accused of doing though on halloween. we'll be right back.
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>> five doctor 23, katie, feeling bert today? >> really is. blanket of cloud cover overnight. limited the amount of cooling that took place. so off to relatively mild start. we've also got high pressure hanging on for one last day before we start to see series every frontal boundaries head through. so, yes, you got little cloud cover here. we are generally across the northeast looking at pleasant day, quick check on just a couple every choice locations here in our live neighborhood network, ooh seems like the magic number at least in vineland, trenton, newtown square, 48 in dover. the list goes on here where it is a little milder than it was yesterday. we will very likely still drop a few more degrees before it is all said and done. but it is a nice day, 67 with sunshine, we will take t tomorrow more clouds than sun. so while still mild, it is not as bright and sunny. then come thursday this forecast goes downhill, temperatures start their decline, and we will be tracking what looks like it could ends up being a bit of a wash out after day here at minimum, periods of rain, throughout the course of the afternoon, and evening. torrey, we send it over to you. >> thank you so much, katie. good morning, everyone, so
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traveling our majors, around center city, maybe traveling within your western suburbs shall maybe traveling in new jersey or delaware, looking great out there. let's start first with a look at the vine st. expressway. to center city, no delays in either direction. eastbound, westbound, moving exceptionally well. no delays on 76 or 95, once you get there, using either side of the vine. also, looking great, 476, right around the area of the mid-county toll places zero plaza, looking good the schuylkill, 95, speed censors high into the 50's, no matter how you cut t traveling on the pa turnpike eastbound, norristown to ft. washington, we have overnight construction, just be mindful of lane blockage or two. also on the roosevelt boulevard northbound, right around rhawn street, we do have construction project, right in the inner drive. ukee? >> thank if you, vet tore y in sports, eagles face cam newtonian the carolina pant nerves prime time next monday. birds will of course be without a pair of team leaders, quarterback nick foles cracked his collarbone after getting hit in the first quarter against the texans. he is expected to be out six-eight weeks, but will not
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require surgery. in the meantime, mark sanchez fills in, and coach kelly says the team will not miss a beat. >> he just wants to win. that's the great thing about him. i think he's fully invested in the team, just about winning. it is not about individual accolade. i think he really truely understands what we're trying to get accomplished here. >> eagles defensive team leader also out. demeco ryans placed on injured reserve after he tore his achilles on an interception return against the texans on sunday. ryans is a huge part of the birds defense. rookie marcus smith figures to play in his placement all of the guys ready to step up. get well, fellows. the indianapolis colds crew over the new york giants, in prime time last night, coach quarterback andrew luck through for four touchdowns, and indy beat up the giant 40 to 24. luck thrown for more than 400 yards in a game seven straight time. the colt lead the afc south. they've won five of their last six. the giants have lost throw straight. to the ice, the flyers take on the edmonton oilers at
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the well in south philly. both the fly guys and new orleans have lost two in a row. flyers beat edmonton both times they played last season. >> the hard wood, sixers and rockets at the well. she play by noel. defensive stand out was salt away. james hard n shot, take your bit and get out of here. noll had five assists, as well, harden though had the last laugh. he finished with 35 points, with the rockets, and houston beat the home team 104 to 93. tough fourth quarter again for the six 6ers. sixers host the magic tomorrow night. >> and the phillies are looking for a new starting pitcher now that a.j. burnett will not be back next year. burnette opted out of his contract would have paid him almost 13m. so what are the phillies really losing? burnette led the majors in losses and walked, in his only season, in philly. we wish him well. erika? >> coming up in the next half hour of "eyewitness news", more stores pushing the limit on "black friday".
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where you can stop shopping for deals before the turkis even in the oven. jan? >> a kidnapping caught on camera in germantown. i'm jan carabeo outside of police headquarters this morning, coming up an update on the investigation, and a plea from the victims' family. >> jan, thanks. decision day, the key national races we're watching on election day, and what's at steak for voters. and svelt tore ya and katie return with your traffic and weather together on the 3's. we're back in two minute.
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>> a frightening scene in philadelphia, checkhis out, a woman snatched right off germantown street fors intoed a car. has been missing for almost 36 hours now, police are not any
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closer to finding her. we're liver with the frantic search for that missing woman. >> good morning, and taking live look outside in center city, comfortable start to the morning. so will it stay dry for election day? let's check things out. now, weaver traffic and weather together with katie and vittoria. good morning. >> in short the answer to your question is, yes it, will stay dry for election day, but it will not stay dry all week. in fact, i am tracking potential for wash-out on one day of this forecast. i'll tell you which day you really need the umbrella of course it is all coming up. vittoria? >> thank you so much, katie. traffic wise, moving real well. let's take quick peak outside. because if you are traveling on the schuylkill expressway, you will notice that we only have few head lights, tail light out there, but, things will definitely change, as the sun comes up, the rush comes in. that's why you want to stay here. let's head back toutiesting. >> thank you, back to top story. desperate search continues for a young woman abducted in germantown. >> now police are offering a reward for information leading to arrest. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo at police headquarters h